The Guys Guide to Playa Del Carmen-Everything for your man
Are you coming to Playa Del Carmen with your man and you want him to really enjoy himself? Here are a few things we put together for a Guys Guide to Playa Del Carmen. We mention tours and manly activities, restaurants and bars here in this article. There is so much to discover here and this is just a start.
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Activities for guys while on vacation
Go Fishing with La Reina
If your guy likes fishing, this is a great company to go out with. This fishing tour takes you out on the ocean and can do deep sea fishing or trolling. If the family wants to come along to, the family can snorkel a little. For more about this fishing tour see our article here.
Harley Davidson Motorcycle Tour
What could be more manly then getting on a Harley and cruising around the Riviera Maya. Steel Horse has the best selection of Harleys and take people out on tours from Playa Del Carmen. You can go see the sea turtles in Akumal, visit Mayan ruins, a cenote or just the open road. For more about taking a Harley Davidson motorcycle tour see our article here.
For the National Geographic Guy
If your guy is the discoverer and wants to see nature, adventure and exploring, we have the perfect tour for him. Ta’akbil Ja is an out of the way experience run by a local community. Here you can go though caves, swim in a cenote and rappel down about 80 feet into a cenote. This is a place that seldom go and is just getting on the tourist map. For more about Ta’akbil Ja including a video, see our article here.
For the Adventure Sport Guy A Day At Xplor
If your guy likes being active, then he will love Xplor Park. Here he can go on zip lines, swim in underground rivers and drive a jeep in the jungle. This is a full day of fun outside. He can bring the family along with him as long as the kids meet the height requirement for the zip lines. For more about Xplor see our article here.
Take An ATV Tour Through The Jungle
Does you guy like riding ATV’s? This park is just south of Playa Del Carmen and this can be a half day tour. It involves riding through the jungle, a few zip lines and a swim in a cenote. If this sounds like something for you, check out our article about Emotions Park here.
Where Men Would Like to Eat in Playa Del Carmen
500 Gramos Restaurant
If you like steak then this restaurant is a great local restaurant that gives great value. Forget the overpriced steak houses on 5th Avenue. You can get a great meal here for under $15 USD. Not only is the meat good the service is friendly and the owners are always checking on their guest. If you are not a meat lover they also have good pastas here. For more about eating at 500 Gramos Restaurant see our article here.
To have a fun Mexican experience in Playa Del Carmen, Caguameria is a good place to start. This restaurant and bar is named after the large bottles of beer in Mexico. This is an open air restaurant where you can experience Mexican beers including craft beers as well as tequilas and Mezcals. For food you can have good burgers, ceviche, and tacos. The bone marrow tacos are a true Mexican experience and will bring out your inner cave man. To read more about Caguameria see our article here.
If you guy likes pizza and pasta, Don Chendo serves up Chicago deep dish style pizza. This is sure to satisfy. Usually one pizza will serve two people. There is also pasta served here. This restaurant serves wine and beer. For more about Don Chendo Restaurant see our article here.
Manly Places for Your Guy to go for a Drink
Carmen Beer Company
For beer lovers and craft beer lovers this is an awesome place to go. This is the only brewery right here in Playa Del Carmen. The beer is great and so is the view into the brewery with the large stainless steel tanks. For more on visiting the Carmen Beer Company see our article here.
This is a popular bar on 5th Avenue between 10th Street and 12th Street. Here you can sit and have a drink while watching people stroll down 5th Avenue or you can go in the back room which has air conditioning and sports betting. Along with drinks, this bar has traditional bar food that some guys would like.
Club De Cerveza
If you man is a beer lover, Club De Cerveza is a dream come true. Here you can order off the international beer menu. There are more craft beers and all types than you can drink while on vacation. They also serve small bites here. This bar/restaurant is on 5th Avenue between 34th Street and 38th Street. For more about Club De Cerveza see our article here.
More options for bars
If you guy likes beach bars, sports bars or specialty drinks, see our full Bar Guide to Playa Del Carmen here.
More Guides to Playa Del Carmen
If you want to see what other guides we have, see our full list in this article. Enjoy!
What do you think of our list? Do you have other suggestions for things for guys here in Playa Del Carmen? Let us know in the comments below. We would love to hear from you.